As the debates and scrutiny of the EU Withdrawal Bill continue, Aberystwyth University is hosting a conference on the implications of Brexit for language policy. The UK Language Policy after Brexit 2017: The Influence of Devolution conference on Thursday 21 September takes place against a back-drop of widely reported falls […]
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MA Welsh Politics flyer 4.5.17
This summer some of the Global-Rural team are out and about at festivals in rural Wales. Researchers are conducting ethnographic observations and interviews with festival organisers to investigate processes of globalisation at work in and through some case-study events. They are exploring the extent to which festivals act as a […]
Dr Catrin Wyn Edwards, a lecturer in the Department of International Politics, was awarded a grant from the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol to undertake research on immigration and models of integration in Quebec and Catalonia, focussing specifically on language education policies. Catrin spent three months (February – May) as a visiting […]
PhD student Siobhan Maderson was one of twelve finalists in this year’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) writing competition, ‘Making Sense of Society’. Siobhan’s thesis, which is funded by the ESRC and Aberystwyth University as part of the WISERD/Civil Society programme, examines the traditional environmental knowledge of beekeepers, and […]
Professor Michael Woods, Co-Director of the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society / WISERD@Aberyswtyth, has been elected as a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales in recognition of his contribution to the social sciences in Wales. Michael was introduced as a Fellow at the Society’s Annual General Meeting in […]
A year on from the vote to leave the European Union, academics from Aberystwyth University will be discussing the response of young people in Wales at a conference in London on Thursday 22 June 2017. Dr Elin Royles and Dyfan Powel from the WISERD Centre for Welsh Politics and Society […]